UK REACH Independent Scientific Expert Pool (RISEP)

HSE acts as the Agency for UK REACH. Independent experts advise on the safety of chemicals and support the Agency's scientific opinions.

RISEP members are scientific experts in:

  • environmental risk assessment
  • human health toxicology
  • human health exposure and control
  • chemistry/regulatory science
  • economics/impact assessment

Current members

You can find out about current members of the independent scientific expert pool, including their professional qualifications and declared interests, by checking the list of current RISEP members.

Statement on independent scientific knowledge and advice (ISA) and transparency

For more information on how the Agency will use ISA, role and responsibilities of RISEP and how the Agency will act with transparency when exercising its functions under UK REACH read the Statement on transparency and the use of scientific knowledge and advice.

Get involved in UK REACH

The Agency also welcomes involvement from businesses, non-governmental organisations, civil society groups and other interested groups.

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Updated 2022-08-23